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Makayla Mae Beach Ashley and Eric Beach of Davison are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Makayla Mae Beach. Makayla was born at 2:29 p.m., Feb. 18, at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc....more >>

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The following local students have been named to the dean's list at Grand Valley State University for the fall 2010 semester: Jill M. Docter, Sarah L. Harlow, and Kimberly R. Michal, all of Goodrich, and Lauren A....more >>
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Short Donald and Beverly Short recently celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary. The couple, childhood sweethearts, were married March 13, 1950 in Pontiac. Donald is the owner of Clarkston/Brandon Glass and Beverly is the owner of Lamplighter Gift Shop in Holly and the former owner of Beverly's in Clarkston....more >>

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Landon Lloyd Venner Glen and Stephanie Venner of Ortonville are proud to announce the birth of their son, Landon Lloyd Venner. Landon was born at 7:48 p.m., Feb. 25, at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Pontiac....more >>

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Mom-2-Mom From 9 a.m.-3 p.m., March 26, The Point Church, 9430 Perry Road, Goodrich will host a Mom-2-Mom sale. Rent a table for $20 ($35 for two) limit two. A $1 charge for larger items....more >>
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Born September 18th
1819: Leon Foucault, French physicist.
1827: John Towsend Trowbridge, poet and author of books for boys, wrote the Jack Hazzard and Toby Trafford series.
1839: John Aitken, physician and meterologist.
1895: John G. Diefenbaker, prime minister of Canada from 1957 to 1963.
1905: Greta Garbo, actress nominated for Oscars for her roles in Anna Christie and Ninotcha.
September 18th
in history
1793: George Washington lays the foundation stone for the U.S. Capitol.1796: The First Real Election.
1830: Tom Thumb, the first locomotive built in the United States, loses a nine-mile race in Maryland to a horse.
1850: Congress passes the second Fugitive Slave Bill into law (the first was enacted in 1793), requiring the return of escaped slaves to their owners.Dedicated Massachusetts abolitionist Silas Soule.
1862: After waiting all day for a Union attack which never came at Antietam, Confederate General Robert E. Lee begins a retreat out of Maryland and back to Virginia.George McClellan and 'Fatal Thursday.'
1863: Union cavalry troops clash with a group of Confederates at Chickamauga Creek. Desperate stand at Chickamauga.